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#171526 - 2006-12-14 07:24 PM Re: Is WMI Broke? [Re: Benny69]
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Richard, Allen, Witto, Benny

I've sent mail to Microsoft (but so far they've not replied) I have tried this script and a few others even using WSH and it DID work in the past. Some security update must have broken/changed it.

If someone with an actual account with Microsoft can send them an e-mail maybe we could get a definitive answer.

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#171527 - 2006-12-14 07:25 PM Re: Is WMI Broke? [Re: Benny69]
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I'm not in an environment to test it right now, but I can assure you it worked in the past... you may be right about ms changing something.
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#171531 - 2006-12-14 09:46 PM Re: Is WMI Broke? [Re: Benny69]
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just a simple question :
what is our OS ?

locally it's working but if you try to get informations on an Windows 2003 Server or an XP workstation from an NT 4 workstation, this is not working.

This is a known problem.

in system32\wbem, rename the wbemprox.dll, and then copy this dll from an Windows 2000 workstation or server. Restart your computer.
Your script should work correctly.

Now, I am still using an NT 4 workstation and i manage NT4, W2K, W2K3 servers successfully.
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#171532 - 2006-12-14 09:49 PM Re: Is WMI Broke? [Re: ChristopheM]
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I am a xp/2003 house i have nothing older than xp w/sp2, are you suggesting that i get that .dll off of a 2k box somewhere?
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#171535 - 2006-12-14 10:52 PM Re: Is WMI Broke? [Re: Benny69]
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nope, he said that if you try with older os, you need to do that.
the known issue does not affect your problem.
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